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[movies]Jack and the Beanstalk 1902 - Thomas Alva Edison
This one is a really old film. I remember that my grandfather had a copy of it, but it was lost years ago. He had some very sharp words about this "God" Edison.
Keywords: Rare films; Thomas Edison; Silver Screen; Rare movies
Downloads: 543
[movies]Faust and Marguerite - thomas edison
From Edison films catalog: Marguerite is seated before the fireplace, Faust standing by her side. Mephistopheles enters and offers his sword to Faust, commanding him to behead the fair Marguerite. Faust refuses, whereupon Mephistopheles draws the sword across the throat of the lady and she suddenly disappears and Faust is seated in her place.
Keywords: thomas edison; faust and margueritte; early film
Downloads: 1,245
[movies]The Enchanted Drawing (1900) - Thomas Edison
From Edison films catalog: Upon a large sheet of white paper a cartoonist is seen at work rapidly sketching the portrait of an elderly gentleman of most comical feature and expression. After completing the likeness the artist rapidly draws on the paper a clever sketch of a bottle of wine and a goblet, and then, to the surprise of all, actually removes them from the paper on which they were drawn and pours actual wine out of the bottle into a real glass...
Keywords: caricature; thomas edison; silent film; early film
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[movies]Sioux ghost dance - Thomas A. Edison, Inc.
NOTES: Copyright: no reg. The Library of Congress Library is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17, U.S.C.) or any other restrictions in the materials in the Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies. Licence: This media file is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1978 were copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years...
Keywords: Sioux; ghost dance; 1894; Thomas A. Edison
Downloads: 810
[movies]The_Grim_Game_(1919)_starring_Harry_Houdini
This is the famous and, as of 2011, only surviving excerpt from The Grim Game, a 1919 silent film starring the world renowned escape artist and magician Harry Houdini. Framed for murder and unjustly imprisoned, Harvey Hanford, played by Houdini, uses his powers of escape to flee prison and pursue those who set him up and hold his fiancee hostage. This scene, filmed in Santa Monica, California, calls for Hanford to transfer from one plane to another in mid-air in an attempt to rescue his fiancee ...
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Downloads: 3,145
[movies]The enchanted drawing 1900 - Thomas A Edison Inc producer J Stuart Blackton Albert E Smith - www.act1nowplaying.com
The enchanted drawing 1900 - Thomas A Edison Inc producer J Stuart Blackton Albert E Smith
Keywords: The enchanted drawing; 1900; Thomas A Edison; www.act1nowplaying.com
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[movies]"The Flapper" (1920) starring Olive Thomas
"The Flapper" is an entertaining comedy featuring Olive Thomas, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  Olive Thomas was surely becoming one of the brightest stars in the cinematic sky, only to die just four months after the film's release.  She was 25. After this film the word "flapper" became synonymous with a young woman trying to break the conventional rules.Olive Thomas is a bored schoolgirl in a quiet Florida little town, who dreams about thrills and adventures.  Where she lives even having a s...
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Downloads: 399
[movies]"Love's Prisoner" (1919) starring Olive Thomas
"Love's Prisoner" is a crime drama, featuring Olive Thomas, a star of Silent Hall of Fame.You can see a slideshow of stills from this film and other interesting stuff on our website silent-hall-of-fame.org.Olive Thomas plays the role of Nancy, an impecunious teenage girl, who is left to care for her two younger sisters after their father is framed by police for a crime he did not commit.  Even though she is bitter at the system that allows an innocent man to be sent to prison, she follows her f...
Keywords: Olive Thomas; John Francis Dillion; silent film; silent movie stars; free classic film; old movies; silent film streaming; silent era; archive films; rare films; silent drama; classic crime films; silent crime classics; classic images; classic crime movies; classic films on line; classic movies on line; silent films on line; silent movies on line; good silent movies; old movies online; free classic movie; fine old movies
Downloads: 349
[movies]"Beatrice Fairfax" Ep. 10 (1916) featuring Olive Thomas
"Beatrice Fairfax" is a crime series, from which a single episode is included in our program to illustrate the work and contributions of our Olive Thomas., a star of Silent Hall of Fame.  "Beatrice Fairfax" consists of 15 self-contained stories.  The main character (Grace Darling) is a crime-fighting lady in a newspaper advice column, who solves her readers' problems.This is episode 10, entitled "Play Ball!".  A certain gambler wishes to make a big gain in a baseball bet by eliminating the st...
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